The 2018 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) include the 53rd Annual Meetings of the AfDB Board of Governors and 44th Meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional arm of the Bank Group. The Annual Meetings will convene under the theme ‘Accelerating Africa’s Industrialization,’ which draws on one of the Bank’s ‘High 5’ five priority areas. The others are Feed Africa, Light Up and Power Africa, Integrate Africa, and Improve the Quality of Life for the People of Africa.
The Bank’s Annual Meetings are its largest annual event, bringing together representatives of government, business, civil society, academia and the media to discuss Africa’s social and economic development.
dates: 21-25 May 2018
location: Busan, Pusan-Jikhalsi, Republic of Korea